Flexible hiring crucial for financial sector: ESM Goh

He also stresses need for employers to invest in staff training, encourage skills upgrading -ST

Singapore Economic Miracle Exhibition 2015

Capitol Piazza, 4-13 September 2015

Is Indonesia finally getting serious about boosting FDI?

The government promised quick and wide-sweeping deregulation in manufacturing, trade and agriculture in a bid to brighten the climate for investors. -CNBC

S'pore bank lending rises in July, but at slower pace

Total bank lending rose again in July -ST

She's planning to buy her dream house

While Singaporeans cheer the plummeting Malaysian ringgit, the slumping value is a double-edged sword for Malaysians living here. - TNP

Weak ringgit huge burden on his family

If I spend about $1,100 every month, it will cost me about $52,800 by the time I finish. - TNP

Economists cut Singapore 2015 growth

The MAS survey showed that economists expect GDP growth in the third quarter to come in at 2.1 per cent year-on-year. -Reuters

Bringgit on: Malaysian dollar hits lowest in 20 years

Money changer sees record number of customers as Malaysian dollar hits lowest in 20 years. -TNP

Malaysian developers tout weak ringgit as key selling point

Bearish view of currency remains, property oversupply also a concern. -BT

Malaysia ringgit at fresh 17-year low ahead of FX reserves data

The ringgit fell nearly 1.0 percent to 4.1780 per dollar. -Reuters

LTA prints Singapore's largest local bond offering of year

LTA has increased the size of its offering of dual-tranche Singapore dollar bonds to S$1.2 billion. -Reuters

Property tycoon Wang Jianlin takes 'rich' crown from Li Ka-shing, named richest man in China

Property tycoon Wang Jianlin from the Chinese mainland overtook Hong Kong's Li Ka-shing as the richest man in China - China Daily/ANN



The great escape

When this couple need some space to relax and clear their mind, all they have to do is to come home to their clean, uncluttered and utterly calm apartment. -Home & Decor